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Lymphedema comes in many shapes and sizes. Not every diagnosis or presentation is the same. As a Certified Lymphedema Therapist specialized in Advanced Lymphedema Management I want to share my experiences and knowledge with anyone looking for answers. If you are just now beginning you search or you have been living with Lymphedema for years, I hope you learn something new through the podcast.

Lymphedema comes in many shapes and sizes. Not every diagnosis or presentation is the same. As a Certified Lymphedema Therapist specialized in Advanced Lymphedema Management I want to share my experiences and knowledge with anyone looking for answers. If you are just now beginning you search or you have been living with Lymphedema for years, I hope you learn something new through the podcast.

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Lymphedema comes in many shapes and sizes. Not every diagnosis or presentation is the same. As a Certified Lymphedema Therapist specialized in Advanced Lymphedema Management I want to share my experiences and knowledge with anyone looking for answers. If you are just now beginning you search or you have been living with Lymphedema for years, I hope you learn something new through the podcast.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 70: part 3 Community vs comparison

4/21/2021
Hi friends on the internet! I hope you have enjoyed the personal stories of Alexa, Amanda, Bisa, Deborah, and Niccole. It has been a true honor to allow them this platform to share their stories, experiences, and views. Each person walks their journey differently; and each person has their own views of their experience. I … Episode 70: part 3 Community vs comparison Read More »

Duration:00:21:13

Episode 69: Part 2 Conversation on Community vs. Comparison

4/12/2021
As many of you heard from part 1 of this interview series, many people living with Lymphedema have felt depressed, isolated, suicidal, and lost at times. Please be encouraged that it is season of life and often a choice if you stay in that mindset. In part 2 of this series we hear from Deborah … Episode 69: Part 2 Conversation on Community vs. Comparison Read More »

Duration:00:26:54

Episode 68: Community vs. Comparison on social media

4/6/2021
If you joined me on March 6th for World Lymphedema Day you know that we had a lot of great conversation going on with some (new to me) friends on social media. Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, can all be great resources but they also create opportunities for people to be targeted for their uniqueness. Please enjoy … Episode 68: Community vs. Comparison on social media Read More »

Duration:00:21:00

Episode 67: Pandere Shoes

3/30/2021
Pandere Shoes is a female run shoe company that wants to give you the shoe experience you deserve. My interview here with Laura Oden, Founder and CEO, tells of her personal experience with Secondary Lymphedema and her struggle with footwear. Being from Alaska she also relates to the struggles of accessibility, or wearing bags over … Episode 67: Pandere Shoes Read More »

Duration:00:37:36

Episode 66: Position Statement from The National Lymphedema Network on COVID-19 Vaccine Sites

3/22/2021
The National Lymphedema Network has not yet published their position statement on their website, however you can listen to my interview with Jeannette Zucker, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA for the summarized version. We discuss also the NLNs’ daily webinars during the month of March to help spread awareness and education for Lymphedema Awareness Month. All webinars … Episode 66: Position Statement from The National Lymphedema Network on COVID-19 Vaccine Sites Read More »

Duration:00:16:41

Episode 65:The Monster on the Playground, by Olivia Eggers

3/15/2021
On March 6th of this year, I received an email from Olivia. She had joined us in celebrating World Lymphedema Day earlier via our live hangout event (IT WAS A GREAT TIME!) Although she has had lymphedema for many years now, this was her first time to really participate in WLD. She told me in … Episode 65:The Monster on the Playground, by Olivia Eggers Read More »

Duration:00:15:29

Episode 64: How L&R Can Contribute to your Nighttime Success with Lymphedema

3/9/2021
Pun intended! The Tribute line from L&R provides endless opportunities to conTRIBUTE to your night time success over your Lymphedema. Head to toe the Tribute Night garment can be customized to your needs. Even if you are looking for a off the shelf option, L&R has you covered there, too! Lindsay and I really dive … Episode 64: How L&R Can Contribute to your Nighttime Success with Lymphedema Read More »

Duration:00:31:59

Episode 63: Lymphedema Awareness Month

3/1/2021
Today’s episode is a look forward at the month of March and a look back on why I started Lymphedema Podcast! I hope you enjoy hearing my story of how I became a PTA, CLT, and then advocate. Find more information about the events happening for Lymphedema Awareness month by visiting their websites: National Lymphedema … Episode 63: Lymphedema Awareness Month Read More »

Duration:00:17:20

Episode 62: Virtual Oncology PT Summit

2/22/2021
Are you a CLT who would like to learn more about Oncology Physical Therapy? This summit is for you! Listen to my conversation with Elise Cantu, PT, DPT, CLT and Jimmy McKay, PT, DPT to learn just what to expect at the this amazing VIRTUAL conference! Too many exclamation marks?!?!? I just want you to … Episode 62: Virtual Oncology PT Summit Read More »

Duration:00:42:04

Episode 61: Happy Birthday The Lymphie Life Blog!!

2/15/2021
On January 13, 2021, The Lymphie Life celebrated 10 years of guidance, advice, and encouragement with the Lymphedema community. Alexa is a top notch gal who started the blog and a shout into the dark to see if anyone shouted back…and they did! Listen to our conversation of how within the first 48 hours of … Episode 61: Happy Birthday The Lymphie Life Blog!! Read More »

Duration:00:40:12

Episode 59: How to Make Sure You’re Buying Quality Compression Garments and Not Falling For Gimicks.

2/1/2021
If you have been with me from the beginning you know I talk a lot about the importance of compression. It is the FOUNDATION to long term results while keeping a healthy and active lifestyle when living with Lymphedema. Extremely important!! So much so that it really makes a difference when you have the right … Episode 59: How to Make Sure You’re Buying Quality Compression Garments and Not Falling For Gimicks. Read More »

Duration:00:41:27

Episode 60: how to modify an adult evaluation for Pediatric Lymphedema

1/29/2021
Pediatric Lymphedema can be a challenge, especially when you may not have much experience treating children with Lymphedema. The purpose of this conversation with Amber, CLT at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, is to give you some advice for modifying your current evaluation process. Keep in mind that you are the key to this child’s … Episode 60: how to modify an adult evaluation for Pediatric Lymphedema Read More »

Duration:00:37:47

Episode 58: Dr. Chen Part 3 Conversation on Lymphatic Reconstruction

1/25/2021
Grab a notebook and pen for this one! Part 3 of my conversation with Dr. Chen is ready for you to take some notes. We are so fortunate to live in this moment in time where there is data to support a clinical cure for lymphedema. I am not naive to think this procedure will … Episode 58: Dr. Chen Part 3 Conversation on Lymphatic Reconstruction Read More »

Duration:00:28:33

Episode 57: Dr. Chen Part 2 Conversation on Lymphatic surgery

1/19/2021
I hope you enjoyed part 1of my conversation with Dr. Chen last week. To date this has been one of my favorite topics and conversations on the podcast. So many people are interested in lymphatic reconstruction surgery with the HOPE of being cured from this disease. Dr. Chen is dropping some knowledge and I hope … Episode 57: Dr. Chen Part 2 Conversation on Lymphatic surgery Read More »

Duration:00:25:52

EPisode 55: Medi vision

1/5/2021
As a Lymphedema therapist I can not say it loud enough how excited I am for medi Vision! The innovative 3D technology improves the fitting experience for both patient and fitter. -Accurate measurements -Instant access to ordering b2b portal -Quick scanning technology These are just a few perks of this exciting new product. Listen as … EPisode 55: Medi vision Read More »

Duration:00:36:38

2021: What’s New?!

1/4/2021
I am excited about all the new happenings in 2021 for Lymphedema Podcast. Listen to this short and sweet message from me so you know what to look forward to. January episodes are already shaping up to be a great line up! -Love, Betty

Duration:00:03:19

Episode 54: Five Lessons I Learned from My Patient.

10/19/2020
If you have been following my social media accounts then you know that I recently shared that I a long time patient and friend died earlier this month. The reality of it all has taken some time to sink in. The coincidence that she was laid to rest on the day of her birth has … Episode 54: Five Lessons I Learned from My Patient. Read More »

Duration:00:14:55

Episode 53: mediUSA Reduction Kits with Christopher Miles

9/18/2020
Lymphedema management is made easier with the mediUSA Reduction kit garments!! Listen to this special episode with Christoper Miles, Senior Manager for Clinical Services at mediUSA, for all the details. What is a reduction kit? Is it machine washable? Can I wear it at night? ALL of that and more in answered in this months … Episode 53: mediUSA Reduction Kits with Christopher Miles Read More »

Duration:00:18:46

Episode 52: Flat Knit vs Circular Knit Compression a Q&A with Caroline Pinney, Juzo Education Manager and Compression Expert.

8/17/2020
http://www.juzousa.com Whether you are new to your lymphedema diagnosis, or you are an experienced therapist, this conversation with Caroline Pinney is a great resource on compression! We discuss so many common questions related to compression garments. She clearly breaks down the difference between flat knit or circular knit compression and how they are made. As … Episode 52: Flat Knit vs Circular Knit Compression a Q&A with Caroline Pinney, Juzo Education Manager and Compression Expert....

Duration:00:44:09